Salmonella/Salmonellosis - Camden, Maine, USA

Maine health officials have reported one death due to salmonella infection in a resident of a retirement and assisted-living facility in Camden. An additional 7 cases were identified in this outbreak. The source of the outbreak is under investigation.

While there is little or no risk to travellers in this area, persons travelling to visit elderly family relatives should be aware of possible food-borne outbreaks.

Please refer to the GHNN Diseases Health Library for more information on exposure to and prevention of Salmonella/Salmonellosis.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Salmonellosis.

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